February 3rd, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Construction is now two stories above street level on Columbia University’s three-story, 55,980-square-foot University and Academic Conference Center at 3205 Broadway, located on the corner of West 125th Street in Harlem’s Manhattanville section. Steel beam construction can be seen thanks to an update by Harlem+Bespoke. The new building will include an information center, two auditoriums, offices, meeting rooms and a café.

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January 27th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Bronx-based JCAL Development Group has filed applications for a 15-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, located between West 128th and 129th streets in Harlem. The project will encompass 95,200 square feet and rise 147 feet to its roof, according to the filings. There will be 8,625 square feet of retail space for a ground-floor grocery store, followed by 75 apartments across the second through 15th floors. All of the units, averaging 910 square feet apiece, will rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery.

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January 20th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Construction is now underway on the third floor of the seven-story, 30-unit residential building under development at 464 West 130th Street, located on the corner of Convent Avenue in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. An update by Harlem+Bespoke provides a look at the construction progress. The latest building permits indicate the project will encompass 24,955 square feet and rise 69 feet to its main roof, not including bulkhead elements. Its residential units should average 642 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments

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January 5th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

A decade ago, the New York City Housing Authority emptied out 22 decaying tenement buildings on the south side of 114th Street in central Harlem, sending residents to public housing elsewhere in the city. Those long-vacant buildings, part of Randolph Houses, have now been renovated and filled with residents, and workers have begun revamping 14 brownstones on the north side of the block.

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January 2nd, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Brooklyn-based property owner Haim Nortman has acquired, for $10.2 million, 27,500 square feet of air rights from a neighboring property for a mixed-use project planned at 362 West 125th Street, in Harlem. With the additional air rights, the site could accommodate up to 108,588 square feet of mixed-use development. The new building will include commercial space and residential units, Commercial Observer reported, although new building applications have not been filed at this time. The 12,475-square-foot site is occupied by a four-story LaGree Baptist Church

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January 2nd, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Miami-based Florida Engineering & Development Corp. has filed applications for a six-story, five-unit residential building at 240 West 123rd Street, in Harlem. The project will measure 5,584 square feet and its residential units should average 1,117 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. The sixth-floor apartment will also feature space in an upper penthouse. Garment District-based Arias Architecture is the architect of record. The 13-foot-wide, 1,396-square-foot site is vacant. The site was occupied by a dilapidated three-story, 11-unit single-room-occupancy building until 2008, when it was demolished.

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December 4th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

After half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building.

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November 28th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Last week, applications were filed for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue, located between West 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. A rendering of the project has since surfaced, courtesy of Harlem+Bespoke. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture is behind the design. There plan includes retail space on the ground floor and office space on the second, third, and fourth floors. The rendering indicates Sephora, a French cosmetic company, may set up shop in the building, although nothing has been confirmed

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November 22nd, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is wrapping up on an expansion project at 68 West 126th Street, in Harlem, as seen in a picture by Harlem+Bespoke. A formerly dilabidated four-story, 11-unit brownstone SRO building has been redeveloped into a six-story, six-unit residential structure, per the latest building permits. The building now has 5,578 square feet of residential space, which means the apartments should average 930 square feet apiece. Many of the units will occupy an entire floor, although it’s unknown if they will be rentals or condominiums

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November 21st, 2016 by harlemcondolife

An anonymous Midtown East-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue. That’s between East 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. The project will include 15,012 square feet of commercial space in total. Retail space will be located on the ground floor, followed by office space on the second through fourth floors. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture will design the 58-foot-tall structure. The 44-foot-wide, 3,792-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story commercial building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.

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